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Table 4 Late gastrointestinal toxicity

From: Late toxicity and five year outcomes after high-dose-rate brachytherapy as a monotherapy for localized prostate cancer

   Late Last late§
Symptom Grade n (%) n (%)
Diarrhea 0 33 (92) 36 (100)
  1 3 (8) 0 (0)
  2 0 (0) 0 (0)
Rectal pain 0 36 (100) 36 (100)
  1 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Rectal bleeding 0 36 (100) 36 (100)
  1 0 (0) 0
Highest GI* 0 33 (92) 36 (100)
  1 3 (8) 0 (0)
  2 0 (0) 0 (0)
  1. Abbreviations: GI gastrointestinal, *The highest toxicity in a patient was counted as a single event, > 3 months after completion of therapy, §Incidence of late toxicity at last follow-up visit.